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  1. Cicely(ProperNoun)

    , a variant of Cecily and Cecilia used since the Middle Ages.

  2. cicely(Noun)

    Myrrhis odorata, a plant in the genus Myrrhis, in the family Apiaceae

  3. cicely(Noun)

    sweetroot, any of several plants in the genus Osmorhiza

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cicely(noun)

    any one of several umbelliferous plants, of the genera Myrrhis, Osmorrhiza, etc

  2. Origin: [L. seselis, Gr. , ; perh. ultimately of Egyptian origin.]


  1. Cicely

    Cicely or Sweet Cicely is a plant belonging to the family Apiaceae, native to Central Europe; it is the sole species in the genus Myrrhis. It is a tall herbaceous perennial plant, depending on circumstances growing to 2 m [6 ft 6 in] tall. The leaves are finely divided, feathery, up to 50 cm long. The flowers are white, about 2–4 mm across, produced in large umbels. The seeds are slender, 15–25 mm long and 3–4 mm broad.

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